Highland School (Hickory, North Carolina)

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Highland School
Highland School, Hickory North Carolina.jpg
Highland School, September 2012
Highland School (Hickory, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Highland School (Hickory, North Carolina)
Highland School (Hickory, North Carolina) is located in the United States
Highland School (Hickory, North Carolina)
Location1017 10th Ave. NE., Hickory, North Carolina
Coordinates35°44′33″N 81°18′59″W / 35.74250°N 81.31639°W / 35.74250; -81.31639Coordinates: 35°44′33″N 81°18′59″W / 35.74250°N 81.31639°W / 35.74250; -81.31639
Area4.2 acres (1.7 ha)
Built1921 (1921)
ArchitectRink, L.R.; Setzer, Milt
Architectural styleClassical Revival
NRHP reference #90000824[1]
Added to NRHPJune 1, 1990

Highland School, also known as Highland Graded School, is a historic school building located at Hickory, Catawba County, North Carolina. It was built in 1921, and is a two-story, brick building with hipped slate roof in the Classical Revival style. It has a projecting nine-bay central pavilion. A brick "gymtorium"(which has since been torn down) and lunchroom building was built in 1950 and connected by a covered walkway. It has since been converted into the Highland School Apartments.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Langdon Edmunds Oppermann (February 1990). "Highland School" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-08-01.